Manning, Fulton & Skinner, P.A. is pleased to announce that two attorneys have been elected to partnership in the firm. Those attorneys are Joseph (“Joe”) B. Bass, III and William (“Will”) K. Morgan, III.
“As we turned the corner to 2018, the partners of Manning Fulton invited two outstanding professionals to become new partners in the firm” said Barry D. Mann, Manning Fulton’s managing partner. “We welcome them, and know they will continue to strengthen the firm through exceptional service to our clients and community.”
A member of Manning Fulton’s Real Estate team, Joe Bass counsels clients in all stages of real estate acquisition, ownership, development, disposition, and financing. Joe has particular expertise assisting clients in the acquisition and development of retail shopping centers and residential developments. Having performed numerous complex title searches, he also assists clients with title examinations, boundary disputes, liens, and related matters affecting title. A four-year letterman and soccer team captain at Davidson College, Mr. Bass received his Juris Doctor from the University of Miami where he was a Dean’s Merit Scholar.
Will Morgan is a core member of the firm’s Government Relations team, through which he advocates for the needs and interests of clients in the executive and legislative branches of state government, as well as in the United States Congress and before federal agencies. Will’s experience spans a host of industries, including agriculture, education, energy, environment, healthcare, insurance, pharmaceutical, and transportation. He is also an expert in the appropriations process, having helped a number of clients secure state funding. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Will earned his Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law, where he served on the Moot Court Board and was the President of the Environmental Law Society. Prior to joining Manning Fulton, Will served as the Director of Government Relations for the North Carolina Chapter of The Nature Conservancy.